Tips to Prevent Car Lockouts

Got locked outside of your car? Need a professional locksmith to come and help you unlock the car?

We at Locksmith Toronto hire only the most professional technicians! Meaning, they can open all kinds of cars, no matter the model. Moreover, we provide mobile service, so we can unlock your car on the spot!

In addition, we can help you no matter where the keys are. For example, if it’s in the driver seat, in the ignition, or even if it’s in the boot! You don’t need to worry! Just give us a call and we will send you the nearest technician to your location.

We are fully aware that a car lockout situation can be very frustrating and upsetting. Standing next to your locked car without being able to unlock it, or access the keys, start the car and drive off like always is a very uncomfortable situation. Moreover, there are many other reasons for car lockouts besides forgetting the keys inside. For example, you may have lost your keys, there may be a malfunction in the vehicle’s central locking system, the key may have broken in the door lock, or the remote key doesn’t work properly.

Please remember that once any of these situations occurs, the best thing you can do is to call a professional locksmith to help you. We highly suggest not to try unlocking the car by yourself. That is because it can cause serious damage to the lock.

In addition, there are many things you can do in order to prevent car lockouts in the first place. We put together a small list of tips that may help you take measures to prevent getting locked out of your vehicle.

Spare Sets of Car Keys

One of the most important things you need to do is always making sure you have a spare key for your car. That way you can prevent yourself from getting locked outside of your car in case you forgot the key inside or lost it. It’s a good idea to keep a spare set of car keys in your bag, your home, office, or even to give one to a close friend or relative.

So, in case you find you’ve somehow locked yourself out of your car or have lost your car keys, you could still open the car. Even if you don’t have the keys on you, and your friend has them, you can ask him to bring them. That way, you don’t need to order a locksmith to help you.


Keep your car key in somewhere safe and always make sure your car keys are on you

The most common reason for car lockouts is because you lost your car key. This can happen to anyone, even the most orderly person may be distracted and drop or forget their keys somewhere. There are many ways to minimize the risk of losing your car keys. you should consider taking these actions if you know you tend to lose things.

For instance, we suggest you have a habit regarding your car keys. Meaning, you can have a special pouch for them or you can attach them to your belt or handbag.

It is also good to have your car keys in a key ring with other objects. That can help lower the chances that your keys will get lost. You should put a big object like a keychain so you can find your keys easily and not to worry you might lose them because it’s a small key. Also, you should put something that isn’t valuable because if you will lose the key, the object will be lost as well.

Technology at Your Service

There are different gadgets available today designed to help prevent losing things such as keys. Most are some type of beepers you can set off using your phone or some other remote.

Meaning, If your keys are anywhere in the area they will be easy to find. It is also a good idea to attach a plate with your phone number to your keychain. That way, if a good person will find them he could call you and give them back to you.

In conclusion,

We at Locksmith Toronto are available 24 hours a day for all kinds of lock-related emergencies!

Please feel free to call us at all times! We will send you a tech right away.

One of our technicians will arrive at your location within ONLY 20 minutes!